The SECOORA team is extending our support to all in the Southeast during this changing and challenging time. SECOORA is open for business as usual. We are fortunate to work remotely and be able to serve our mission, while being respectful to the interruptions to our professional and personal lives. Read more.
Join SECOORA for a webinar, March 24 at 12 PM ET, with Dr. Joy Young from The FACT Network. Dr. Joy Young will discuss how scientists in The FACT Network are working together to improve management our aquatic resources through sharing data. Click here to reserve your spot!
SECOORA is asking students and early career professionals to explain the importance of high frequency radar (HFR) and create tools that use archived SECOORA HFR data. There are two $3500 prizes. Proposals are due May 15, 2020 (extended).
SECOORA is starting to prepare for the next 5-year NOAA Integrated Ocean Observing System proposal. The proposal will cover the period 2021-2026 and the anticipated due date is October 2020. Read more to learn about the request for nominations for the Comprehensive Review Panel, schedule, Letter of Intent (LOI) process, and LOI review criteria.
SECOORA and the FACT Network are partnering to sponsor a graduate student to examine how temperature affects fish movement patterns in south Florida marine ecosystems. Proposals are due May 15, 2020 (extended) and the award value is $12,800. Click here to read the full proposal.
Apply today for the Vembu Subramanian Ocean Scholars award! Do not miss the opportunity to receive $2500 in travel support to present your research at a conference. Proposals are due May 15, 2020 (extended).
Click here for proposal announcement.
SECOORA is seeking a half-time program coordinator. The primary responsibility for this position is to coordinate the SECOORA Regional Ocean Data Sharing effort and assist with SECOORA regional initiatives. Applications are due January 31, 2020. Click here for full announcement.
SECOORA is pleased to announce that Axiom Data Science will continue as the SECOORA data management and communication (DMAC) provider for the 2021-2026 period. Since 2015, Axiom has been working with SECOORA providing expertise data management for real-time and historic coastal and ocean data.
SECOORA is hosting our winter Board Meeting, December 18-19, 2019 in Charleston, SC. The meeting will focus on our Regional Coastal Ocean Observing System Plan, metrics, and planning for IOOS 5-Year federal funding opportunity.
With SECOORA's support, a team of scientists are working to improve our understanding of Harmful Algal Blooms on the West Florida Shelf. Focusing on the toxic dinoflagellate, Karenia brevis, the team is increasing bloom sampling efficiency and improving bloom forecasting by using a combination of ship-based sampling, glider deployments, and satellite remote sensing.